South Africa should negotiate with mining companies over controversial new regulations that are supposed to help spread the country's mineral wealth more broadly but have drawn clamors of outrage from the industry, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said Tuesday. “Both parties must go back to the drawing board and they must sit down and talk about their shared interest, their shared future and how best they can reach a measure of consensus” about the new Mining Charter, Ramaphosa said at an event in Johannesburg.
Mediwell Holdings Ltd a Johannesburg-based Healthcare services Company, announced today that it has entered into an advisory agreement with Palewater Advisory Group, Inc. pursuant to which PAG has agreed to provide advisory services to the Company for a period of 12 months in connection with the Company's review of strategic alternatives, including, without limitation, Capital Raising, Refinancing of existing debt, acquisitions, joint venture agreements, or without, participating interest buy-out provisions, amalgamations, mergers, takeovers or other corporate reorganizations .
Three suspected drug mules and three people suspected of smuggling counterfeit goods into South Africa were nabbed at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg over the long weekend, the South African Revenue Service said on Tuesday. The first arrests were made on Thursday when customs officials “intercepted 10 bags and three boxes with counterfeit goods estimated at R4.2 million”.
Set in late-Victorian London, Holmes and Watson leave the familiar halls of 221B Baker Street to investigate the mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville and a sighting of a “black beast” on the moors. Written by Tony and Olivier Award-winning playwright Ken Ludwig the much acclaimed play heads to the UK following huge success in the United States.
The long-ruling African National Congress is on its way to losing power, but could go with the “Zimbabwe option.” Last week, the Cato Institute hosted a policy forum with Herman Mashaba, a self-made millionaire businessman and libertarian, who serves as the executive mayor of South Africa's largest city, Johannesburg.
TRIBUTES have been paid to South African-born Lord Joel Joffe who has passed away at his home in Liddington at the age of 85. Lord Joffe has been described as “a true gentleman” who as a young lawyer defended Nelson Mandela at the infamous Rivonia Trial in the 1960s. Sending his best wishes to Lord Joffe's family, Labour councillor Jim Robbins said: “I am really sad to hear that Lord Joel Joffe has died.
The Taxi industry, whose protests last week resulted in many of the streets around Johannesburg and Midrand becoming gridlocked, is planning to embark on a national strike and protests next month.
South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog will oppose President Jacob Zuma's court bid to set aside an influence-peddling report, Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane said on Monday. South Africa's President Jacob Zuma gestures after addressing the National Youth Day commemoration, under the theme “The Year of OR Tambo: Advancing Youth Economic Empowerment”, in Ventersdorp, South Africa June 16, 2017.
Much-needed rain is headed for parts of the Western Cape as the northern and eastern interior is warned of fire-hazardous conditions. From left to right: Kagiso Seboko, Craig Nte, Ephraim Mphahlele, Zwelinzima Vavi, Eleanor Solomon, and Chris Manamela speaking on corruption at Prasa at the National Transport Movement offices on Monday afternoon.
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